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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My B5.5 has been in the garage for about a year and I'm getting it back on the road. I've repaired a number of nagging issues (reason that I stored it) but now I have a new one - no tail lights. I have a Euro switch and all appears to work EXCEPT the steady tail lights when the switch is on...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was sure I saw something about this here before, but I couldn't find it, so I'm sorry if this is a repost. I've been looking at body parts for my car, and I know for a fact that I'm going to be putting aftermarket headlights on it. Easy enough to find. Tail lights, however, are seemingly...
  3. Parts For Sale
    $180 - European taillights Left and Right (Amber turn signals) $100 - Badgeless grill (https://store.blackforestindustries.com/b6vwpabagr.html) Located in Vancouver, BC, Canada
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking for a RIGHT hand side one of these for a 2000 B5 Passat Wagon. I found one on ebay and then the seller cancelled. Any idea where I may be able to find a used one? Apparently they don't make the part any more. VW VOLKSWAGEN OEM 98-01 Passat Taillight Tail Light Lamp-Mount Holder...
  5. Parts For Sale
    Professionally tinted. Have had these on my daily driver for several years. In great condition and really look great on the car. $150 plus shipping for the pair
  6. B5 Garage
    Best description is the DRL or running lamp circuit is not working, the lamp switch is on auto lamps, all other lamps work on that lamp t/s, brake, etc. the head lamps and right rear are working. any ideas are appreciated. Thanks
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a cracked tail light and purchased a used replacement. For the love of German engineering do I need to remove the shelf and Monsoon amplifier to get to one of the nuts? If so, how do I get to all the screws as they appear to be in hard to reach places without removing the interior trim? I...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ‘98, 1.8t, SW The left tail light doesn’t work. But, the brake and the blinker do. Checked the fuses, fine. Moved the left socket to the right. The tail light worked. But, when I installed the right socket on the left, the tail light didn’t work. What could be the problem?
  9. Parts For Sale
    Just need the drivers side. Or help figuring out why one of the bulbs stays on the brake light position when I'm not stepping on the brakes.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Passat that has the parking lights and tail lights staying on after the car is shut off. It will run the battery dead, so I have to disconnect the battery when I'm done driving it. I suspected moisture under the driver's side carpeting and it was definitely wet. I got everything...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone out there had to replace a left tail light on a b5.5 wagon? I found it a bear of a job. The rack for the CD changer covers up the lower left bolt that holds the light in. The rack has to be removed to get at that bolt, and it is really difficult to get it out. I had to dismantle...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, I am driving through the rain and sleet yesterday and this guy flashes me. He drives up at the next traffic light, and tells me both my tail lights are out. (Thanks, by the way, I prefer to be told by a friendly stranger than a car with flashing red and blue lights ... :-)). I can't say for...
  13. Parts For Sale
    These are a great upgrade, can't say enough how different they make the car look, not so generic like everyone else's. Made by Winpower. Asking $375. + shipping I have the resistors and some crimp connectors that I'll throw in. Please email me at - [email protected] if interested. Thanks...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did some research but I can't seem to find anything. I was trying to see if there were any replacement taillights for the 97-00 taillights other than oem or alteezas. Any clue or am i going to have to create something myself? lol
  15. Parts For Sale
    For sale B5 Euro tail lights. $50 plus shipping or best offer. Paypal works for me. Email me at [email protected]
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone I was wondering if any one has done this cam you take passat b4 (98-00)tail lights from a wagon and put them on a 03 passat b5. Also if it's a direct swap or if it will need some modifications
  17. Events & Gatherings
    It's coming up again in less than two weeks, October 7-10 in Robbinsville, NC with day trips to Helen, GA and other surrounding mountain destinations. Because we rented two houses this year, we still have 2-3 bunks available. Lodging is ~$100pp for all three nights. PM me for more info if you...
  18. Parts For Sale
    Unitronic Big Turbo tune -630cc injectors (got those for sale as well) -SAIP deleted -N75 Deleted, MBC required. -Second 02 Sensor deleted -MAF is required(I ran 3.5" MAF) -Tuned for 38MM wastegate(i ran big spring) This ran flawlessly for 4 years on my T3/T4. Never an issue with it. This tune...
  19. New Member Introductions
    I want to give feedback on B5.5 Wagon tail lights purchased from Latvia via eBay but cannot post in the proper forum. Hopefully this 2nd new thread in this section will allow me to do it.
  20. New Member Introductions
    Ok so i got some aftermarkwt tail lights the passanger wont light up with exception of turn signal and i the break light i believe. I changed the harness on the light and still dark. So i put my stock lights back in and have the same issue. What could be the problem?
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